Working families are still struggling to make ends meet, a union for low paid workers said today, following the release of the NZ Income Survey this morning.
UNEMIG, Union Network of Migrants, says that changes to migrant worker rights announced yesterday are a step in the right direction, but don’t address one of the biggest barriers migrant workers face in speaking out.
An Auckland roading firm in receivership needs to shoulder some of the responsibility for its poor situation, the union for transport and logistics workers said today.
1500 workers have spoken out against low wages and cuts to their work rights at union meetings across Auckland this morning.
The removal of truck driving from an immigration skills shortage list provides must prompt a dedicated training plan to help New Zealanders to get behind the wheel of trucks, FIRST Union said today.
With hundreds of thousands of New Zealanders living below the poverty line, there is no cause for celebration at today’s publication of the NBR Rich List, FIRST Union said today.
The Dannevirke community has been hit hard today with the news of redundancies at one of the town’s major employers.
Waste and recycle workers at Transpacific Industries in Auckland and Wellington are joining their Gisborne counterparts in taking industrial action for a decent wage.
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